I'm Already a Fleet Manager.
Do I Need Training?
YES! There was once a time when the key skill of a fleet manager was to understand vehicles –options for purchase, likely mechanical issues, maintenance routines, and more. Those skills are still important, but the role of a fleet manager today involves more than maintaining vehicles.
The Fleet Manager of 2024, he or she is a:
Data analyst: using all kinds of data related to costs, crashes, service delivery and environment, analyses and optimising the performance
Risk manager: assessing all the risks, be that financial, reputational, safety and developing mitigation strategies
Coach: guiding their fleet teams, by asking open questions, helping them come up with their own solutions and unlocking their potential
Project manager: continuously implementing innovations using change management principles
Business partner: working together to make the organisation successful